Aristocratic Luxury: Hungary's Castle Hotels

  • 21 Jun 2016 9:00 AM
Aristocratic Luxury: Hungary's Castle Hotels
Hungary has plenty of beautiful castles and mansions. Many of them were thoroughly renovated and converted into a castle hotel – so if you want to explore the former residence of an aristocrat family and enjoy elegance and luxury while relaxing, you can choose from many options thourghout the country! Here we have a great selection of castle hotels of Hungary.

Mansion Hotel Sasvár Resort, Parádsasvár

Many noble families owned the estate during the centuries, originally the property of the Debrői family. The building housing Mansion Hotel Parádsasvár was designed by famous 19th century Hungarian architect Miklós Ybl and was finished in 1882, for the Károlyi family. It was renovated an reopened as a hotel in 1998.

The five star hotel with 52 rooms and 5 suites is situated in beautiful Mátra Mountains, and wellness and other facilities include indoor and outdoor pools (summertime), whirlpool, Kneipp pool, steam room, salt-room, sauna tennis court and many more.

Castle Hotel La Contessa, Szilvásvárad

Szilvásvárad can also be found in Northern Hungary, at the bottom of Bükk Mountains. This area is famous of the beauty of the natural environment: Szalajka Valley is part of Bükk National Park. The estate, formerly a lordship of the margrave Pallavicini family, offers the elegance and tranquillity of extinct times with its 80 double rooms and 650 m2 of wellness section. The neo-baroque style building is surrounded with a 7 hectare park.

Főnix Medical Resort, Nógrádgárdony

Majláth Castle of Nógrádgárdony.was built in 1894. The classicist castle is surrounded by a beautiful park, containing many exotic species. After 2nd World War the castle was for many years utilized as a sanatorium. Today Fonix Medical Resort provides rehabilitation treatments and physical. They specialise in the rehabilitation of patients with cardiovascular disease and also in orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic rehabilitation. Peace and tranquility: the ideal environment for recovery and regeneration.

Battyhány Castle, Zalacsány

Zalacsány in Southwest Hungary is not far from Lake Balaton. On the outskirts of this small village is Batthány Castle, surrounded with a 6 acres landscaped area. The castle hotel has an open-air swimming pool, children's playground, beach volleyball and tennis courts, bar skittles, a grill terrace and a bar. Also a mansion house is offering accomodation for the guests. Nearby Kehidakustány thermal baths can be reached with a direct bus transfer.

Kőkapu Hunting Lodge and Hotel, Nagyhuta

Once the estate of Károlyi noble family, this hunting lodge can be found deep into he Zemplén forest in Northern Hungary. If you want to escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life, this is the perfect location! The lodge suites were meticulously restored and modernised in ultimate 21st century convenience, so – while retaining the uniqueness of 19th and 20th century Swiss hunting lodges – they now meet the expectations of the demanding modern traveller. All suites adjoin the terrace overlooking the fishing lake.

Teleki-Degenfeld Castle Hotel, Szirák

The former Teleki-Degenfeld Castle at Szirák, Northern Hungary was built in 1748, and it is one of the nicest baroque castles in Hungary. The hotel is located 75 km from Budapest. Also a huge park is part of the resort, which offers also a wellness center besides it's 27 double bed rooms with bath and suites.

Fenyőharaszt Castle Hotel, Verseg-Fenyőharaszt

The neoclassical style Podmaniczky-Hatvany-Deutsch Castle, built in 1805, is located from 50 km away from Budapest. It is surrounded with a 13-hectare park with huge, ancient trees. The building has kept it's historic character, while offering rooms with all comfort.

Károlyi Castle Hotel, Fehérvárcsurgó

With it's 20 rooms, 500 sqms wine cellar, library, restaurant and conference rooms and 50 hectares park this hotel is also a perfect place if you wish to relax in an elegant and at the same time calm environment. The classicist-eclectic style building was planned by architects Miklós Ybl and Henrich Koch.

Forgách Castle, Mándok

The late-baroque castle was built in the end of the 18th century. It was renovated a few years ago, and during the refurbishment the aim was to meticulously recreate original details. This helps you to feel like real counts and countesses when entering the building. With it's gourmet kitchen, wellness facilities and 4-hectares park, the hotel is a perfect spot for relaxing in an aristocratic environment.

Gróf Degenfeld Castle Hotel, Tarcal

In the Tokaj wine region, in the middle of a pictoresque park can stands this elegant four-star hotel, period style of which reflects the era of the Monarchy. Besides it's twenty double rooms it offers heated outdoor swimming pool, sauna, fitness room, tennis courts, restaurant, wine bar, summer terrace, salon, library, conference hall and many more services.

Szidónia Castle Hotel, Röjtökmuzsaly

Romantic-classicist style castle of Röjtök was built in the middle of the 18th centruy. After a thorought renovation now it is operating as a four star castle hotel. With it's 46 rooms, wellness facilities and well-kept park it is a true gem, located in Northeast Hungary.


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